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today. >>> severe flooding is a problem in northern california. highways in sonoma california are under water. and up in the mountains, up to four feet of snow expected to fall in the sierra nevada. it is the second wave of storms to hit northern california sense friday. the rainy weather also grounded dozens of flights around the san francisco bay area. the san francisco international up to 30 flights have been canceled and many more delayed. that includes incoming and departing flights. just in time for holiday travel. >> as if the holidays aren't stressful enough with other things. good luck, everybody, getting around. >>> while the west takes that beating, the gulf coast is bracing for tornadoes during this holiday weekend. >> good morning, andrew. >> much of the nation will be relatively tranquil for your holiday travels, our big unsettled area will be across portions of the south and the gulf coast especially. disturbance pushing through and strong thunderstorms late tonight in the houston area, into tomorrow. then louisiana, mississippi, alabama, georgia, looking at torrential do
for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with nor snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads were pretty bad. there's definitely going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes, crashing into the other. believe it or not, police say no one was hurt. >> people are still drives fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: across the country in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime, dealing with two consecutive days of snow this weekend, leave thing car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were blowing the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing for
reports. >> reporter: blankets of snow from central new york to northern california, creating christmas chaos for some parts of the country. >> we're hoping we don't sit on the runway. we did that the last time. >> reporter: in chicago, paula and her three daughters arrived early for their christmas eve flight. they are among the millions taking to the crowded skies. >> come on, we just want to get there. come on. we're going to be late, come on, come on. >> it's really annoying. >> reporter: it's not just in the air, on the roads holiday travel is up 1.6% this year, some 84.4 million americans getting behind the wheel. another 5.6 million traveling by plane. >> it's the most people traveling for the holiday in six years. that means any bad weather we might be seeing could result in serious disruptions. >> reporter: expect to see those disruptions wednesday, the day after christmas, one of the busiest travel days of the season. alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> that is a mess. concerns about the weather do not end with snow and rain. >> conditions are right for tornadoes, as well. and o
coming down. rivers going up. >> nearly 20 inches of rain have fallen from northern california to washington. and after a brief break today, yet another storm will soon be on the way. abc's cecilia vega is in the midst of it all. >> reporter: it was a one, two, three, punch. three storms in less than one week plowing down on the west coast. the latest one dropping up to an inch of rain per hour in some spots. 45-mile-an-hour wind gusts, and this was the result. nearly 100,000 people without power. homes flooded. roofs smashed. cars under water. even big rigs overturned. temporarily closing this bridge, a crucial artery across the san francisco bay. >> listen to what everybody's telling you. be prepared. >> reporter: across northern california, swollen rivers threatened to flood cities like napa where thousands of sandbags were passed out and countless trees came crashing down. we were driving down this highway here in napa, and this tree literally came crashing down in front of us. i want to show you how huge the tree is. take a look. a giant tree. i mean the roots of this thin
in the west today with the latest storm delivering yet another blow to northern california and pacific northwest. the fourth storm in a week pounding the pacific coast, dumping a foot, rather, half foot of snow, half foot of rain rather in some areas. more people lost electricity as trees crashed down on power lines, rivers swelled, but remained within their banks. wacky weather everywhere. >> here we go. >>> here's your wednesday weather. rain from salt lake city to helena. a foot of snow in the rockies. cascade, sierra, nevada. a big cool down in the midwest. scattered showers and thunderstorms from new orleans to atlanta and d.c. >> 50s in the northeast. 40s in the midwest. denver hovers near 70, which is 25 degrees above normal. not bad. enjoy it, folks. >>> probably the most recognizable sign in the nation is back. looking exactly the same as the it did before its makeover. talking about the famous hollywood sign, of course. >> its nine-week, $175,000 spruce-up is officially over. and considering it's the sign's biggest cleanup job in 30 years, we must say it's fantastic, don't yo
.j. winick reporting live from newtown, connecticut. >>> a northern california college campus has been reopened after a security threat. san jose city college was on lockdown as police conducted room-to-room searches after a report of a gunman on campus. but after an hour long search, nothing was found and the all-clear was sounded. >>> a scathing new report about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, claims failures of leadership and management created a lack of security at that facility. four americans, including u.s. ambassador chris stephens, were killed in that attack back on september 11 of this year. the independent report calls security at the benghazi consulate grossly inadequate and criticizes the state department for not better coordinating for what security was there and relying on local militias. but it does recommend no disciplinary action, at least right now. the report says the attack was the work of terrorists, and that despite those initial reports, there was tests outside the consulate before that attack. >> what i thought was interesting was our secre
. >>> northern california bracing for a round of wet and wild weather today. after getting battered by three storms in the past week, this latest system could dump another 5 inches of rain. thousands of people are still without power after sunday's storm. >>> the windy city has been anything but windy these days. chicago is in the middle of a warm spell that feels a lot more like june than december. what is the guy doing wearing a packers' jersey downtown. shot up to 70 allowing chicagoans to abandon gear for shirts, t-shirts, bicycles. a little nom is day. cooler today. well above normal the i leave a year ago it's been warmer in chicago than it ever has been. >> nothing like a mild start to winter. that's what i am talking about. enjoy it, chicago, because you know it won't last. >> last winter was mild. >> for chicago standard. for chicago standard. >> for chicago. yes. >>> here's a look at your weather. showers and thunderstorms from houston to cleveland and nashville. the storms are going to move east to atlanta and pittsburgh. rain in the pacific northwest. up to a foot in the rockies,
news this morning, a northern california college campus has been reopened after a security threat that went on for hours. san jose city college was on lockdown as police conducted room-to-room searches after a report of a gunman on campus. after sealing off the campus, the all-clear was sounded. the gunman got away. >>> and a maryland high school student has been sent to a psychiatric hospital. classmates say they felt threatened, and his parents admitted the boy had access to weapons. a teacher reported the complaints to a school security officer who notified police. >>> we are learning much more about a so-called lone wolf terror plot against landmarks here in new york city. prosecutors say the suspect fully intended to carry out the attack, but he didn't have cash on hand. here's abc's andy field. >> reporter: in federal court, prosecutors described the 20-year-old as a suspected lone wolf terrorist inspired by al qaeda. he allegedly traveled to new york city on november 24 as part of a plot to detonate a bomb there. he had not identified a specific target, but those he conside
in northern california. >> we're not certain whether or not a small snowstorm or hailstorm precipitated this ice formation. >> reporter: it's amazing to think in the next 24 hours, from here to parts of wisconsin, they'll have at least a foot of snow in some places, some places more. and you'll have those 50-mile-per-hour wind gusts, 3 to 5-foot drifts. all going to make for havoc on the roadways and the air as the holidays get ready to go. ginger zee, abc news, des moines, iowa. >> and here's the rest of your thursday forecast, everybody. rain in chicago, detroit and indianapolis. eventually changing to the white stuff. thunderstorms from the ohio valley down to knoxville. severe storms from new orleans to the carolinas. heavy rain and mountain snow in the northwest. >> 40s from seattle to billings. 12 degrees in fargo. 20s from minneapolis to kansas city. 40s for the rest of the midwest and northeast. >>> and some glamour and history this morning. the long wait for an american miss universe is over. >> that's because 20-year-old olivia culpa of rhode island won the title just last nig
from seattle to portland. windy with rain in southern california. up to 10 inches of snow in salt lake city. winter storm watches from denver to green bay. showers taper off from d.c. to new york. snow showers in northern new england. >> 40s in the northeast. northwest 70s from dallas to new orleans. and just 20s in salt lake city and fargo. >>> the pacific northwest is getting a break in the stormy weather today after getting slammed by blinding mountain snow, drenching rain and some damaging winds to boot. winds gusting as high as 80 miles an hour, knocked out power to thousands and toppled a huge tree that crashed into a home in western washington. the limbs punched through the ceiling of a baby's room, just narrowly missing that crib. and the next door neighbors watched it all unfold. >> my mother comes screaming, asked me to come downstairs and i see a tree fall into the neighbor's yard, hit their house and low and behold it's the baby's room. the baby is okay. it's so great. >> despite the debris that fell into his crib, the baby didn't suffer a scratch. good ending. >>> and the
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